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  • newTraining in entrepreneurship
    The Hyderabad-based NiMSME will organise a two-week `training for trainers’ in entrepreneurship development workshop at Kerala Institute for Entrepreneurship (KIED), Kalamassery, in Januar...
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:28pm -
  • newTelangana: over 1 lakh govt jobs to be filled
    Over one lakh State government jobs will be filled-up in a phased manner, according to Ghatna Chakrapani, Chairman of Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC).Speaking to newspe...
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:28pm -
  • newSalarpuria Sattva shifts focus from commercial to residential space
    Salarpuria Sattva, the Bengaluru-based property developer, has realigned its development portfolio to focus more on residential space. “The group’s residential development is 60 per cent of...
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:27pm -
  • newTVS Chairman conferred honorary citizenship of Busan
    TVS company Chairman Venu Srinivasan was today conferred the title of honorary citizen of Busan, the second largest city in Korea, in appreciation of his efforts to enhance friendship and cooperati...
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:22pm -
  • newSugar rules flat on slack demand
    Spot sugar prices ruled flat on Thursday on ample supply amid slack physical demand. Prices on the futures market pared some of the losses made earlier this week. Naka and mill tend...
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:22pm -
  • new50% turmeric unsold in Erode markets
    Half of the turmeric on sale in Erode markets went unsold on Thursday as buying by traders was limited.“Though traders have some upcountry demand, they procured only limited stocks....
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:18pm -
  • newRockets: ours and theirs
    While countries like US spend billions of dollars, ISRO has to make do with limited funds & public sector cramps
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:17pm -
  • newTribes people's protest in Kerala draws to close after 162 days
    Kerala may have just witnessed one of its constantly evolving methods of display of protest by activist crowds draw to a successful close. This came about after the State Cabinet accepte...
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:15pm -
  • newEdible oils gain with global cues
    The edible oils market witnessed a firm trend on the back of higher physical demand on Thursday. Bullish overseas and domestic futures markets lifted sentiments. Rebound in crude oil prices...
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:15pm -
  • newTepid advance tax mop-up mirrors weak economy
    Banks, financial sector entities prop up collection
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:14pm -

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  • newCIL to get new chairman ahead of key meeting: Source
    Career bureaucrat Sutirtha Bhattacharya, chairman of India's second-largest coal producer Singareni Collieries, will take over as the head of its bigger rival ahead of a key meeting at Coal India's headquarters on December 30, the officials said.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:34pm -
  • newSpiceJet may soon get investor on board
    Sources say that the airline has informed the government that an investor will be coming on board soon. The low-cost airline’s former promoter Ajay Singh has expressed an interest in buying back into the airline, and is even learnt to be helping it draw up a revival plan.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:12pm -
  • newSC dismisses JSPL's plea for penalty payment extension
    In a desperate bid, JSPL highlighted high debt levels and impact on daily operations and offered to submit either bank guarantees or monthly payments of Rs 100 crore.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:10pm -
  • newPunj Lloyd gets FIPB nod to manufacture defence gear
    Foreign equity participation in the Company including FDI and Investment by any foriegn institutional investor through portfolio investment have been capped at 32.99 percent of the paid-up equity capital of the company, the filing said.
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:58pm -
  • newRBI allows up to 100% FII investment in Crompton Greaves
    The decision follows passage of resolutions at company's board of directors' level and a special resolution by the shareholders, agreeing for enhancing the limit for the purchase of its equity shares and convertible debentures by FIIs/RFPIs.
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:49pm -

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  • newSEBI orders prison term for Kolar Biotech chairman
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Thursday ordered the imprisonment of the non-executive chairman of Kolar Biotech Ltd for failing to pay a penalty for making misleading disclosures.
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:11pm -
  • newDealers offer gold discount for first time in five months
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Gold importers are offering a discount of $2 an ounce versus London prices for the first time in almost five months due to market oversupply.
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:11pm -
  • newRupee sees biggest gain in seven months post Fed
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty rallied on Thursday, with the rupee posting its biggest single-day gain in seven months and rebounding from a 13-month low, after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to raise interest rates.
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:29pm -
  • newSensex rises more than 400 points on global rally, tax reform-led short-covering
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose 1.6 percent on Thursday to snap a five-session losing streak as blue-chips including ICICI Bank surged as a rally in global markets and the cabinet's nod to a nationwide sales tax bill led to unwinding of short positions.
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:21pm -
  • newIndia to soon decide on raw sugar export incentives - food secretary
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India, the world's second-biggest sugar producer, will soon decide on extending incentives for raw sugar exports, Food Secretary Sudhir Kumar said on Thursday, as mills struggle to pay farmers the stipulated price for cane.
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:17pm -
  • newPutin says Russia economy will be cured but offers no remedy
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia's economy would inevitably rebound after the rouble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy to a deepening financial crisis.
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:41pm -
  • newRupee near session highs; foreign banks seen selling dollars
    Reuters Market Eye - The rupee is trading at 63.22/23 versus Wednesday's close of 63.6150/6250.
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:02pm -
  • newCoal India to get new chairman ahead of key meeting - sources
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Coal India Ltd will get a new chairman in the next few days, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the state-owned miner readies a plan to double its output in four years amid a severe shortage that has crippled power plants.
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • newFranc falls as Swiss go sub-zero; stocks jump after Fed
    LONDON (Reuters) - The Swiss franc tumbled on Thursday as its central bank slapped a charge on deposits, wary of a flood of money exiting Russia and the likely pressure from the euro zone if the ECB starts full-scale money printing early next year.
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:37pm -
  • newCoal India workers threaten five-day strike, stokes output worries
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The labour unions of state-run Coal India Ltd have threatened to go on a five-day strike beginning Jan. 6 to protest government plans to sell off a stake and end the company's monopoly in mining and distribution, officials said.
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:22pm -
  • newSNB imposes negative interest rates to stem flight into franc
    ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss National Bank said on Thursday it would impose negative interest rates on cash held by other banks at the central bank, seeking to discourage safe-haven buying by investors anxious about the crisis in Russia and oil's slide.
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 2:10pm -
  • newGold gains as Fed takes "patient" stance on rate hike
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold climbed 1 percent to trade above $1,200 an ounce on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to raise interest rates even as the U.S. economy strengthens.
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 12:55pm -
  • newISRO tests its heaviest space launch vehicle, eyes global market
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's space agency successfully tested on Thursday its most powerful satellite launch vehicle that can put heavier payloads into space, and, it hopes, win India a bigger slice of the $300 billion global space industry.
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 12:46pm -
  • newFed confident on U.S. growth, opens door wider to rate hike
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday offered a strong signal that it was on track to raise interest rates sometime next year, altering a pledge to keep rates near zero for a "considerable time" in a show of confidence in the U.S. economy.
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:32am -
  • newMarkets rally after Fed meeting; rupee gains
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian markets rallied on Thursday, with the rupee rebounding from a 13-month low hit in the previous session, after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to raise interest rates.
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:08am -

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  • newGlobal Stocks Rally on Fed as Treasuries Slide With Oil - Bloomberg

    Global Stocks Rally on Fed as Treasuries Slide With Oil - Bloomberg

    BloombergGlobal Stocks Rally on Fed as Treasuries Slide With OilBloombergGlobal stocks surged, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posting its biggest two-day climb in more than three years, as the Federal Reserve pledging patience on interest rates bolstered sentiment amid concern over the global outlook. Treasuries sank and ...US Stocks Drive Global Rally as Treasuries, Oil DeclineBusinessweekEquities rise on Fed signals; oil resumes declinesReutersFed chief Yellen: Oil drop is 'positive' fo…
    - 31 mins ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:04am -
  • neweBay survey shows tier II, III cities fueling e-commerce growth in India - Business Standard

    eBay survey shows tier II, III cities fueling e-commerce growth in India - Business Standard

    Business StandardeBay survey shows tier II, III cities fueling e-commerce growth in IndiaBusiness StandardIt is tier-II and tier-III cities that are contributing significantly to growth of e-commerce in the country, contrary to the general perception of metropolises having pushed this, said online retail entity eBay India on Thursday. Against the 10 metro cities where ...Delhi Beats Maharashtra as India's E-Commerce hub: eBayGizbotDelhi retains its No.1 position as ecommerce hub in India, Mumba…
    - 50 mins ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:45am -
  • newED notice to StanChart, TMB for Fema violations - Times of India

    ED notice to StanChart, TMB for Fema violations - Times of India

    IANSED notice to StanChart, TMB for Fema violationsTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Standard Chartered Bank and Tamilnad Mercantile Bank (TMB) were on Thursday slapped with a notice by Enforcement Directorate for foreign exchange violations. The case relates to transfer of over 46,000 TMB shares, involving ...Tamilnad Mercantile Bank, Standard Chartered Bank in line of ED fire over Fema ...Financial ExpressEnforcement Directorate issues notices to TMB, StanChartThe HinduStandard Chartered, Tamilnad Mer…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:15am -
  • newCoal allocation off the blocks - Financial Express

    Coal allocation off the blocks - Financial Express

    Financial ExpressCoal allocation off the blocksFinancial ExpressReverse bidding will be done in case of the power sector with Coal India's price providing the upper limit. (Reuters). Other Articles. GST Bill excludes only liquor, proposes all-powerful council · 3G roaming services: Supreme Court refuses to stay TDSAT order ...Different criteria to auction coal mines for regulated, unregulated sectorsLivemintGovt moots Rs 150/tonne floor price for auctionTimes of India101 cancelled mines to be…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:11am -
  • newCoast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from sea - Zee News

    Coast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from sea - Zee News

    Moneycontrol.comCoast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from seaZee NewsChennai: Few hours after ISRO successfully launched GSLV Mk III rocket from Sriharikota, which separated an unmanned crew module at an altitude of around 126 km, an Indian Coast Guard ship recovered the three-tonne weighing module, which had safely ...GSLV Mark III success takes India closer to manned missionsDeccan HeraldISRO double: Successful 4-ton GSLV launch means manned mission capabilityAhmedabad MirrorIndia tak…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:10am -
  • newSpiceJet's fortunes begin to look up - Financial Express

    SpiceJet's fortunes begin to look up - Financial Express

    Financial ExpressSpiceJet's fortunes begin to look upFinancial ExpressGenerating cash flow through tickets sales is critical since the airline's daily fuel bill itself is about Rs 5 crore. (Reuters). Other Articles. Change management a hurdle in way of automation: KR Sanjiv, Wipro · Intellectual Property Appellate Board admits Japan ...Co-founder Ajay Singh heads SpiceJet rescue opHindustan TimesSpiceJet takes off, but suffers hiccupsThe HinduSpiceJet limps back, bets on discounts and a white…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:09am -
  • newSpiceJet's loss is other carriers' gain - Times of India

    SpiceJet's loss is other carriers' gain - Times of India

    Times of IndiaSpiceJet's loss is other carriers' gainTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: SpiceJet's fall from grace has led the cash registers ringing for other Indian carriers. Troubles at Kalanithi Maran-owned low cost carrier (LCC) started from mid-November when leasers started repossessing aircraft, leading to reduction of flights.Jet Airways to ply additional flightsEconomic TimesJet Airways to add more flights on domestic routes from Dec 23Hindustan Timesall 18 news articles »
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:43am -
  • newOutlook positive, but Russia, gold imports hold key to rupee - Hindustan Times

    Outlook positive, but Russia, gold imports hold key to rupee - Hindustan Times

    Business TodayOutlook positive, but Russia, gold imports hold key to rupeeHindustan TimesThe rupee snapped a three-day losing streak, spurred by the news that the US Federal Reserve will not likely raise interest rates till mid-2015, reversing days of sell-offs that had spooked emerging market currencies in the last few days. The rupee rebounded ...US Fed talk lifts markets, R gainsThe Indian ExpressFIIs pare exposure in debt as rupee weakensBusiness StandardRupee gains 50 paise against dollar…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:56am -
  • newGovt plans multi-model transport body for movement of goods - Livemint

    Govt plans multi-model transport body for movement of goods - Livemint

    LivemintGovt plans multi-model transport body for movement of goodsLivemintNew Delhi: The government plans to set up a multi-model transport organization to facilitate faster movement of goods through rail, water, air and road, railways minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday. The minister said it will help farmers and agriculturists ...Shatabdi Express between New Delhi and Bhatinda flagged offParda PhashRail minister Suresh Prabhu flags off Shatabdi service to BhatindaDaily News & AnalysisRai…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:10pm -
  • newGetting Indian factories to hum - Business Today

    Getting Indian factories to hum - Business Today

    Business TodayGetting Indian factories to humBusiness TodayFor large-scale manufacturing to take off, certain legacies of the past need to be corrected. Amitabh Kant Edition:January 4, 2015. Getting Indian factories to hum. (Illustration: Ajay Thakuri). Amitabh Kant. ABOUT: A 1980-batch IAS officer, Amitabh Kant is one ...and more »
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 2:57pm -

Yahoo! World Business

  • newU.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts

    U.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Despite a disappointing Thanksgiving weekend, U.S. holiday sales may squeak by expectations if steeper and longer-running discounts lure enough shoppers.
    - 29 mins ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:06am -
  • newS&P 500 posts biggest gain since Jan 2013; tech leads

    S&P 500 posts biggest gain since Jan 2013; tech leads

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 posted its biggest jump since January 2013 on Thursday, extending a Fed-fueled rally from the previous session, as tech shares gained after stronger-than-expected results from Oracle.
    - 51 mins ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:44am -
  • newCanada unveils plan to auction wireless spectrum

    Canada unveils plan to auction wireless spectrum

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian government unveiled a major update to its plan to allocate airwaves for mobile use on Thursday, and said an auction of high-frequency AWS-3 spectrum will begin on March 3, 2015.
    - 56 mins ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:39am -
  • newDovish Fed Continues to Fuel Street Rally
    After a Fed-fueled rally from a dovish FOMC statement Wednesday, Wall Street continued its run higher Thursday, with the Dow gaining more than 400 points and all ten S&P sectors in the green.
    - 58 mins ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:37am -
  • newWhat VR needs next

    What VR needs next

    Virtual reality is actually real, and it's finally here. But there's a lot of work that needs to be done before it's ready to be experienced by everyone.>
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:31am -
  • newCop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

    Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

    In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.>
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:05am -
  • newWe Need You to Step Into Your Spotlight (Here's Why)

    We Need You to Step Into Your Spotlight (Here's Why)

    Image credit: Chris SardegnaGuess what? When you don't play full out in your business, it isn't just limiting your bottom line. You're also missing an opportunity to inspire others to make their own business goals go from doubtful to inevitable. And that can have incredible power. I saw the magnitude of this kind of impact during an...
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:58am -
  • newOil tumbles after brief rebound; Brent back below $60

    Oil tumbles after brief rebound; Brent back below $60

    By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global crude oil prices slumped anew on Thursday, a day after a short-covering rally, as traders placed fresh bets the market would resume a six-month rout on worries about a supply glut. Benchmark Brent and U.S. crude tumbled $2 a barrel each in late trading after initially extending Wednesday's short-covering, which lifted oil prices by more than $3. With Brent back below the psychologically-key level of $60 a barrel and U.S. crude under $55, traders bra…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:48am -
  • newIcahn offers $20 million to keep Atlantic City Trump casino open

    Icahn offers $20 million to keep Atlantic City Trump casino open

    (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn offered to lend $20 million to help bankrupt casino operator Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc keep its Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City open.
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:44am -
  • newGoldman's Waldron promoted to co-head of investment banking

    Goldman's Waldron promoted to co-head of investment banking

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has promoted John Waldron to co-head of its investment banking business, replacing John S. Weinberg, a vice chairman whose family has been in the senior echelons of the investment bank since the 1920s.
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:40am -
  • newCadillac virtual mirror improves vision

    Cadillac virtual mirror improves vision

    Cadillac announces today that its new CT6 model, due out next year, will incorporate a virtual rearview mirror, increasing rear visibility by 300 percent.>
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:31am -
  • newWhy You Are Wasting Your Time on Social Media (and How to Fix It!)

    Why You Are Wasting Your Time on Social Media (and How to Fix It!)

    Does this sound like your schedule? Do you spend your days floundering around the various social networks posting, commenting, sharing, and liking? How are entrepreneurs supposed to get any actual work done if they are spending every waking moment on social media?We can't.Just like with traditional advertising, you get better results when you...
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:59am -
  • newBeyond the Sony hack: How companies can clamp down on cyberattacks

    Beyond the Sony hack: How companies can clamp down on cyberattacks

    Data breaches are on the rise, but cybersecurity experts say employees and companies can still make broad changes to cut back on hacks.>
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:52am -
  • newFord expands Takata driver-side air bag recall in U.S.

    Ford expands Takata driver-side air bag recall in U.S.

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Thursday expanded the recall of older-model Mustang cars that have driver-side Takata air bags with inflators, to include about 502,500 vehicles.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:51am -
  • newInternet Explorer 'browser ballot' ends, takes market share with it

    Internet Explorer 'browser ballot' ends, takes market share with it

    Microsoft's browser was the dominant force in 2009 when the EU required the company to offer consumers a choice of browsers. But that has changed dramatically over the past several years.>
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:34am -
  • newWeird Al the Magnificent and the mysterious floating orb

    Weird Al the Magnificent and the mysterious floating orb

    Fresh off his hit album "Mandatory Fun," Weird Al Yankovic takes to YouTube to demonstrate his newly found skills as a magician.>
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:19am -
  • newU.S. December auto sales seen up 10.4 percent: JD Power, LMC

    U.S. December auto sales seen up 10.4 percent: JD Power, LMC

    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales will end the year strongly, as December sales will be 10.4 percent higher than a year ago, JD Power & Associates and LMC Automotive said on Thursday.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:18am -
  • newBoston Uber driver charged with sexual assault

    Boston Uber driver charged with sexual assault

    A Boston Uber driver who allegedly attacked a woman is charged with rape, kidnapping and two counts of assault and battery.>
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:17am -
  • newShould you trust 'The Dr. Oz Show' and 'The Doctors'? Study says be wary

    Should you trust 'The Dr. Oz Show' and 'The Doctors'? Study says be wary

    A new study looked into medical claims made by popular shows "The Dr. Oz Show" and "The Doctors," and concluded that viewers would be wise to take their advice with a grain of salt.>
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:04am -
  • newOptions Vega and Your Volatility has Volatility
    Compared to a stock or bond, options are contracts with a shelf-life and are exposed to a range of unique risks.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:53pm -
  • newThe Real Cost of Castro Inc.
    There is a price that the Cuban regime will exact from American companies to do business there if U.S.-Cuba relations are fully normalized, a price that likely won’t benefit the country’s lower classes, but will instead line the pockets of Castro & Co., experts on Cuba warn.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:49pm -
  • newGet a Syma X5 quad-copter for $53.99 shipped

    Get a Syma X5 quad-copter for $53.99 shipped

    A fantastic starter drone that's equally good for indoor and outdoor use. Plus: three bonus deals!>
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:46pm -
  • newMicrosoft to discount Xbox Music by 50 percent in one-day promotion

    Microsoft to discount Xbox Music by 50 percent in one-day promotion

    The discount is part of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals. The Xbox Music Pass streaming-music service normally costs $99.90 a year, but it will go for $49.90 on Friday.>
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:39pm -
  • newCES 2015: Here's everything you need to know

    CES 2015: Here's everything you need to know

    Don't let the biggest technology show of the year take you by surprise. CES 2015 starts right after the new year, and CNET will be there in force to show you every new device and technology.>
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:31pm -
  • newD'oh! 'MythBusters' to take on 'The Simpsons' best stunts

    D'oh! 'MythBusters' to take on 'The Simpsons' best stunts

    Exploding toilets! Runaway wrecking balls! Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will bust or prove "Simpsons"-inspired moments in their new season premiere in January.>
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:29pm -
  • newGoogle aims to put kibosh on Android antitrust lawsuit

    Google aims to put kibosh on Android antitrust lawsuit

    The search giant wants a dismissal of a suit that claims the company violates antitrust laws by requiring smartphone vendors to make its own apps the default on Android devices.>
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:20pm -
  • newAmazon's new Prime Now service promises one-hour delivery

    Amazon's new Prime Now service promises one-hour delivery

    Initially rolling out only for parts of Manhattan, Prime Now is the latest attempt by Amazon to compete with brick-and-mortar stores by offering speedy delivery of household items.>
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:05pm -
  • newU.S. jobless claims signal firmer labor market; other data mixed

    U.S. jobless claims signal firmer labor market; other data mixed

    By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen. While other data on Thursday showed factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region braked sharply in December, that followed hefty gains in the prior month and analysts said manufacturing remained on solid ground. "The economy continues to run hard as it finishes out the year," said Chris Rupkey, chief financia…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:04pm -
  • newSony Just Cost America Its First Cyber War
    Sony has done more damage to itself than the hackers in the wake of the cyber attack over Seth Rogen’s “The Interview.”
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:01pm -
  • newCelebrities rage on Twitter after Sony cancels 'The Interview'

    Celebrities rage on Twitter after Sony cancels 'The Interview'

    Stars ranging from Jimmy Kimmel to Rob Lowe are upset over Sony's reaction to cyberterrorists threatening violence on the movie's release day.>
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:00pm -
  • newEasing the Pain Of Last-Minute Shopping
    From sticking to a list to taking advantage of shipping discounts, here are six ways to not break the budget on last-minute gifts.
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:56pm -
  • newHome Buyers Will Get a Break in 2015
    Buying a home is expected to be easier in 2015 than 2014
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:11pm -
  • newDigital Currencies Fuel Crime on Deep Web
    As digital currency's popularity has soared, security experts and law enforcement officials say the currency facilitates secret exchange of goods in cyber black markets.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:56pm -
  • newShare Blessings Through Charitable Giving
    There are a number of strategies available to boomer investors looking to benefit from tax-advantage contributions.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:51pm -
  • newTwo Wells Fargo units to pay $1.5 million for anti-money laundering lapses: FINRA

    Two Wells Fargo units to pay $1.5 million for anti-money laundering lapses: FINRA

    By Suzanne Barlyn (Reuters) - Two brokerage units of Wells Fargo & Co must pay a joint $1.5 million fine for failing to comply with anti-money laundering regulations by not verifying 220,000 new accounts during a nine-year period, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said on Thursday. The lapses, at Wells Fargo Advisors and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, occurred between 2003 and 2012, according to FINRA, the Wall Street watchdog. Wells Fargo & Co neither admitted nor den…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:09pm -
  • US stocks are mixed in early trading

    US stocks are mixed in early trading

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening mixed as investors look over more earnings reports from big companies.
    - 49 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 7:10pm -
  • US stocks edge higher in afternoon trading

    US stocks edge higher in afternoon trading

    Stocks were on track to finish higher Thursday afternoon for the second day in a row as investors drew encouragement from reports on Chinese manufacturing, U.S. home sales and some positive earnings from Best Buy, Dollar Tree and other retailers.
    - 23 May 14, 12:34am -
  • US stocks edge higher in midday trading

    US stocks edge higher in midday trading

    Major stock indexes shifted higher in midday trading Thursday, getting a lift from an encouraging report on Chinese manufacturing and some positive earnings from Best Buy, Dollar Tree and other retailers. The market also got a boost from data showing modest improvement in sales of previously occupied homes.
    - 22 May 14, 10:03pm -
  • General strike shuts down services across Greece

    General strike shuts down services across Greece

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Services across Greece shut down Wednesday as unions staged a 24-hour general strike and held peaceful demonstrations to protest further austerity cuts in the cash-strapped country.
    - 6 Nov 13, 7:25pm -
  • Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states
    Unemployment rates fell in two-thirds of U.S. states last month, evidence that modest economic growth is boosting hiring in most areas of the country.
    - 18 May 12, 9:04pm -

Yahoo! India Business

  • newWall St gains sharply for second day; tech shares lead

    Wall St gains sharply for second day; tech shares lead

    By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks climbed more than 1 percent on Thursday, extending a rally from the previous session as tech shares gained with upbeat results from Oracle. The technology sector, up 2.2 percent, helped fuel the advance, buoyed by a gain of over 8 percent in Oracle Corp, a day after its quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations. Shares of Apple climbed 1.9 percent. On Wednesday, the benchmark S&P 500 index had notched its best day since October 20…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:33pm -
  • newClimate change could cut world food output 18 percent by 2050

    Climate change could cut world food output 18 percent by 2050

    By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global warming could cause an 18 percent drop in world food production by 2050, but investments in irrigation and infrastructure, and moving food output to different regions, could reduce the loss, a study published on Thursday said. Globally, irrigation systems should be expanded by more than 25 percent to cope with changing rainfall patterns, the study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters said. ...
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:30pm -
  • newRise of the car-sharing apps poses threat to auto sector

    Rise of the car-sharing apps poses threat to auto sector

    By Atul Prakash and Sudip Kar-Gupta LONDON (Reuters) - The humble smartphone could throw a spanner in the works of the car sector's post-crisis turnaround, with the big manufacturers facing a long-term threat from apps that make it easier and cheaper to share or hire vehicles than to buy them. Investor sentiment is on a knife edge. Car sales are back in recovery mode in most major European markets, yet the fragility of the turnaround could yet be exposed by another economic slowdown while invest…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:49pm -
  • newGM, JLR suspend car deliveries to Russian dealers

    GM, JLR suspend car deliveries to Russian dealers

    HAMBURG/PARIS (Reuters) - Carmakers including General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover have stopped delivering to Russian dealerships in response to the sharp slide in the value of the rouble. The Russian currency has been hammered by slumping oil prices and Western sanctions imposed over Moscow's involvement in Ukraine, losing as much as 20 percent against the U.S. dollar this week and about half its value since the start of the year. ...
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:01pm -
  • newRBI may cut rates early next year, says Rangarajan
    Hyderabad, Dec 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may cut rates early next year, said C. Rangarajan, former chairman of the prime minister's Economic Advisory Council.
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:58pm -
  • newPutin says Russia economy will be cured but offers no remedy

    Putin says Russia economy will be cured but offers no remedy

    By Timothy Heritage and Alexei Anishchuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the rouble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis. In an assured performance at a three-hour news conference, Putin blamed the economic problems on external factors and said the crisis over Ukraine was caused by the West, which he accused of building a "virtual" Berlin Wall to contain Russia. ...
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:25pm -
  • newSensex closes 416 points up, banking stocks surge
    Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed trade 416.44 points or 1.56 percent up as banking stocks gained.
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:24pm -
  • newDealers offer gold discount for first time in five months

    Dealers offer gold discount for first time in five months

    By Rajendra Jadhav and Meenakshi Sharma MUMBAI (Reuters) - Gold importers are offering a discount of $2 an ounce versus London prices for the first time in almost five months due to market oversupply. Importers generally charge a premium over London prices but demand in the world's second-biggest gold consumer is expected to fall sharply this month after shipments surged in the past three months. "Supply is in excess but demand is very weak because there are no weddings and festivals until mid J…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:11pm -
  • newRupee sees biggest gain in seven months post Fed

    Rupee sees biggest gain in seven months post Fed

    By Swati Bhat MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty rallied on Thursday, with the rupee posting its biggest single-day gain in seven months and rebounding from a 13-month low, after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to raise interest rates. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan had called the prospect of U.S. rate hikes a risk to emerging markets given expectations that overseas investors may pare their bets on higher-yielding debt of…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:29pm -
  • newSensex rises more than 400 points on global rally, tax reform-led short-covering

    Sensex rises more than 400 points on global rally, tax reform-led short-covering

    By Abhishek Vishnoi MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose 1.6 percent on Thursday to snap a five-session losing streak as blue-chips including ICICI Bank surged as a rally in global markets and the cabinet's nod to a nationwide sales tax bill led to unwinding of short positions. Asian share markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated it would wait until at least two meetings before raising rates. ...
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:21pm -
  • newIndia to soon decide on raw sugar export incentives - food secretary
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India, the world's second-biggest sugar producer, will soon decide on extending incentives for raw sugar exports, Food Secretary Sudhir Kumar said on Thursday, as mills struggle to pay farmers the stipulated price for cane. "We will soon consider export incentive for raw sugar," Kumar told a conference of sugar producers in New Delhi. To help mills, India gave an upto 3,371 rupees a tonne financial incentive for raw sugar exports in the 2013/14 marketing year that ended on…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:17pm -
  • newFranc falls as Swiss go sub-zero; stocks jump after Fed

    Franc falls as Swiss go sub-zero; stocks jump after Fed

    By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The Swiss franc tumbled on Thursday as its central bank slapped a charge on deposits, wary of a flood of money exiting Russia and the likely pressure from the euro zone if the ECB starts full-scale money printing early next year. European shares opened sharply higher after an upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy and a promise to be patient in raising rates by the Federal Reserve had seen U.S. stocks enjoy their strongest session of the year so far. ...
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:37pm -
  • newSensex rallies over 400 points
    Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday surged 408.27 points or 1.53 percent as consumer durables stocks gained.
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 2:42pm -
  • newWestern sanctions may last for decades - Russian minister tells newspaper

    Western sanctions may last for decades - Russian minister tells newspaper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western sanctions over Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis are likely to last "for a very long time", possibly decades, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev told Vedomosti newspaper. "When a U.S. law is passed it is very hard to change it afterwards - looks like it will be in place for decades," Ulyukayev said in an interview published on Thursday. Russia's economy is heading for recession, dragged lower by sanctions imposed by the West over Ukraine and weak oil prices, a corners…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 1:30pm -
  • newSensex rallies over 300 points; consumer durables stocks gain
    Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday surged 308.56 points or 1.16 percent as consumer durables stocks gained.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 1:26pm -
  • newAsia encouraged by Wall St bounce, upbeat Fed

    Asia encouraged by Wall St bounce, upbeat Fed

    By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets rallied on Thursday after U.S. stocks enjoyed their strongest session this year when the Federal Reserve sounded upbeat on the economy and promised to be patient in removing policy stimulus. The jitters of recent days also calmed a touch as Russia managed to stabilise its rouble, if only for now, and oil prices eked out a rare bounce. As risk aversion ebbed, U.S. bond yields rose and the dollar regained some lost ground. In Asia, Japan's Nikke…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:47am -
  • newMarkets rally after Fed meeting; rupee gains

    Markets rally after Fed meeting; rupee gains

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian markets rallied on Thursday, with the rupee rebounding from a 13-month low hit in the previous session, after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to raise interest rates. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan had called the prospect of U.S. rate hikes a risk to emerging markets given expectations that overseas investors may pare their bets on higher-yielding debt of countries such as India. ...
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:08am -
  • newSensex surges 294 points; banking stocks gain
    Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday surged 294.47 points or 1.10 percent as banking stocks gained.
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  • newReal estate stocks gain on report regulatory bill deferred

    Real estate stocks gain on report regulatory bill deferred

    Reuters Market Eye - Real estate companies such as Unitech Ltd gains 4.3 percent, DLF up 3.6 percent. The cabinet defers approval of real estate regulatory bill, according to media reports. The cabinet on Wednesday deferred a decision on setting up a regulator for the real estate sector, dealers say. ($1 = 63.5150 rupees) (Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi)
    - 17 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:07am -
  • newLogistics stocks gain after cabinet clears GST bill
    Reuters Market Eye - Logistics companies Gateway Distriparks gains 5.6 percent, Snowman Logistics up 7.8 percent, Gati rises 6.7 percent and Container Corp of India up 3.1 percent. India's cabinet clears bill for nationwide sales tax. Lower tax rate and fast movement of goods and inventories will help logistics providers - analysts. Tax as a percentage of PBT (Sept qtr) Gateway Distriparks 34.4 Gati 30.7 Container Corp of India 25.1 Source: Reuters calculations from BSE data ($1 = 63.5150 rupees…
    - 18 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:49am -